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119 inspirations

Just to Hear ‘I Love You’

Author: Sarah Johnson

An Alternate Tale of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride & Prejudice’ Mary Bennet’s life forever changes when a childhood accident leaves her isolated in a silent world. Her sister Elizabeth emerges as her fiercest champion and unstinting protector. When further tragedy befalls Longbourn, Aunt and Uncle Gardiner embrace their orphaned nieces into their London household. Mary and … Read More

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The Darcy Brothers

Theo Darcy is everything his disapproving elder brother, Fitzwilliam, is not — easy-going, charming, and full of fun. A tragic event as children severed their bond of friendship, but now they are together again. They are still at odds, though, this time over the love of Miss Elizabeth Bennet and the truth about George Wickham. … Read More

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Mr. Darcy’s Challenge

Author: Monica Fairview
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In this humorous Pride and Prejudice Variation, Mr. Darcy is determined to win Elizabeth Bennet’s hand in spite of her rejection and he has a strategy worked out. He will rescue Lydia Bennet from Wickham and will return to Longbourn to convince Elizabeth to marry him. But when a chance encounter prompts Darcy to propose … Read More

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Mr. Darcy’s Pledge

Author: Monica Fairview
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Torn between his heart and his mind… Mr. Darcy must make a choice. Fitzwilliam Darcy has always been able to keep his emotions under control. That is, until he falls under the spell of Elizabeth Bennet and surprises himself by blurting out a proposal to her like a moonstruck youth. Stung to the quick by … Read More

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Pirates and Prejudice

Author: Kara Louise

After Elizabeth Bennet refuses Mr. Darcy’s offer of marriage, it takes a heavy toll on him. He withdraws to London and disappears near the docks, away from family, friends, and acquaintances. When he is mistaken for an escaped pirate, he is thrust into an adventure he would never have imagined. Will this be what he … Read More

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A World Without Darcy

Author: C. Rafe Carlson

After rescuing Lydia, Darcy does not return to Hertfordshire but remains in London, mired in self-pity. He blames himself for Wickham’s deception, and cannot bear to face another rejection from Elizabeth Bennet. Having lost the only woman he has ever loved, he cannot bring himself to confess his interference to Bingley lest he lose his … Read More

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An Unpleasant Walk

Author: C. Rafe Carlson

Elizabeth Bennet thinks she is a great judge of character. However, when Colonel Fitzwilliam decides to take her as his mistress, despite her feelings on the matter, Elizabeth is forced to reconsider. Though not fully violated, she knows that his attack would be the ruination of her entire family. Mr. Darcy, who she had judged … Read More

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A Fair Prospect: Desperate Measures

Author: Cassandra Grafton
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Volume III, Desperate Measures, concludes the story begun in Disappointed Hopes (Vol I) and continued in Darcy’s Dilemma (Vol II). Reeling from the news of Elizabeth’s engagement to Harington, and desperate to avoid any possible further encounter, as much for the lady’s sake as his own, Darcy seeks distraction, removing to the West Country with … Read More

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A Fair Prospect: Darcy’s Dilemma

Author: Cassandra Grafton
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Darcy’s Dilemma (Vol II) continues on from Disappointed Hopes (Vol I). Thrown together by circumstance in London, and with his friend, Bingley, in hot pursuit of the eldest Miss Bennet, Darcy finds his best endeavours to relieve Elizabeth of his unwelcome presence come to naught. As the encounters continue, they seem to be developing a … Read More

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A Fair Prospect: Disappointed Hopes

Author: Cassandra Grafton
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In Volume I: Disappointed Hopes, Fitzwilliam Darcy returns to London following his rejection by Elizabeth Bennet a devastated and humbled man. The lady, meanwhile, is battling the unprecedented feelings stirred by having endured an innocent but intimate encounter with the gentleman in the aftermath of his proposal. Soon on her way to Town herself for … Read More

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Mr. Darcy’s Noble Connections

There’s only one fact that notorious rake Lord Charles Carlisle and his cousin, Fitzwilliam Darcy, can agree upon: a house party given by the Marquess of Bentham is bound to be intolerably dull. That’s why Lord Charles is delighted to accept a bet that he can seduce his sister’s pretty friend during their stay at … Read More

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Bluebells in the Mourning

Is it true that. . . …nothing can be lost that love cannot find? Jane Austen’s beloved “Pride and Prejudice” is readapted in this Regency tale of love in the face of tragedy. Mr. Darcy is thwarted in his attempt to propose to Elizabeth Bennet at Hunsford when he encounters her minutes after she receives … Read More

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Longbourn’s Unexpected Matchmaker

Author: Emma Hox

Would Pride and Prejudice have been different if Colonel Fitzwilliam had accompanied Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy to Netherfield? What would happen if Mr. Darcy made friends with a mysterious member of the Meryton neighborhood who refuses an introduction but who has a close relationship with the Bennet household? Elizabeth Bennet, the second of five … Read More

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Mr. Darcy’s Forbidden Love

Author: Brenda J. Webb

When Fitzwilliam Darcy meets Elizabeth Bennet for the first time, he is already married to another woman. Forced into a loveless marriage, in name only, to the widowed Lady Gisela Grantham because of his father’s sins, Darcy is obliged by honour to remain in the marriage to hide a dark secret. That unhappy part of … Read More

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Fitzwilliam Darcy, An Honourable Man

Author: Brenda J. Webb

Fitzwilliam Darcy, An Honourable Man is a Pride and Prejudice variation. Not a simple retelling, it is an intriguing new story. Leaving England after his disastrous proposal was refused at Hunsford, Darcy spent two lonely years in Scotland and Ireland before returning home to face Elizabeth Bennet, certain that he could regard her as an … Read More

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Mr. Darcy Takes the Plunge

Author: J. Marie Croft

A pun-filled tale featuring Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice characters with some added or addled, missing or missish, modified or mortified, healthier, wealthier, or wiser. Impeccable comportment is mandatory in Regency England, a society governed by strict rules of conduct. The immaculate image of perfectionist Fitzwilliam Darcy is somewhat tarnished when he and his traveling … Read More

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Goodly Creatures

Author: Beth Massey

A life altering event inextricably links a fifteen-year-old Elizabeth Bennet to Fitzwilliam Darcy while simultaneously creating an almost insurmountable divide. This Pride and Prejudice deviation takes the reader on a journey through a labyrinth filled with misunderstandings, bias, guilt and fear–not to mention, laughter, animal magnetism and waltzing.

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